StitchCast Studio
Understanding Trauma

Understanding Trauma

May 22, 2020

In this discussion youth leaders explore the cause, effect and healing of trauma with their guest LJ Punch, MD, a Washington University in St. Louis trauma surgeon at Barnes Jewish Hospital. Emeara Burns, Steward Family Foundation Program Director at Saint Louis Story Stitchers and St. Louis youth in the StitchCast Studio program gain an understanding of the phases and steps of recovery to this sometimes distressing and sometimes devastating experience. Recorded live on April 24, 2020 in Zoom in St. Louis, Missouri.

Youth Fight Covid-19

Youth Fight Covid-19

May 18, 2020

Episode IV centers around how Covid-19 has changed the lives of youth. A discussion about causes, effects and solutions including domestic violence, school, natural hair, and cooking is led by Emeara Burns, Steward Family Foundation Program Director at Saint Louis Story Stitchers and St. Louis youth in the StitchCast Studio program with their guest, Tamala Turner, M.A., Student Assistance Program Coordinator at St. Louis Community College, Forest Park. Recorded live on April 28, 2020 in Zoom in St. Louis, Missouri.

Social Justice Art and Violence

Social Justice Art and Violence

April 1, 2020

The discussion focuses on the social justice art of the Saint Louis Story Stitchers and gun violence in our communities.

Students in Dr. Sarah Gaby's Sociology Class interview members of the Stitchers Youth Council and Emeara Burns, Steward Family Foundation Program Director at Saint Louis Story Stitchers.

Recorded live at Washington University in St. Louis on March 4, 2020.

Gun Violence is Everywhere

Gun Violence is Everywhere

April 1, 2020

The focus of the discussion is in relation to gun violence and the resources needed to limit crime all around the globe.

A discussion led by Emeara Burns, Steward Family Foundation Program Director at Saint Louis Story Stitchers in collaboration with the following programs at St Louis Community College at Forest Park: Phi Theta Kappa-Xi Epsilon, Student Assistance Program, DisAbility Awareness Club and the Counseling Department.

Guest included Tamala Turner, M.A., Student Assistance Program Coordinator and Sophia Allen, Counselor. 

Recorded live at St Louis Community College at Forest Park on October 29, 2019.

Reversing the Cycle

Reversing the Cycle

April 1, 2020

Reversing the Cycle

The focus of this discussion is disenfranchised communities and the organizations and people who are helping to reverse the cycle.

A discussion led by Emeara Burns, Steward Family Foundation Program Director at Saint Louis Story Stitchers and Story Stitchers Youth Council members and neighborhood leaders Antwan Pope (Hassan Shariff), Director of Community ReConnect and Justin Idleburg, board member of Forward Through Ferguson and founder of Idleburg Consultants.

Recorded live at Wellston Loop Community Development Corporation on October 26, 2019.

StitchCast Studio Trailer

StitchCast Studio Trailer

April 1, 2020

StitchCast Studio is a podcast produced by Saint Louis Story Stitchers in Saint Louis, Missouri. 

It’s a show about the streets, gun violence, and finding solutions to issues that are coming at our youth hard. 

The voices of our St. Louis youth are important to hear at this critical time.